Karen’s creativity has been recognized with over 40 Media Awards, including:

  • Two NATAS Sports Emmys for NBC’s Olympic Games and ABC’s Ironman Triathlon Specials
  • Clio Award honoring Advertising Excellence Worldwide for New Cable Programming Promotion
  • Creativity Award from Art Direction Magazine for Showtime Network Packaging
  • Eight International Film & TV Festival Awards for Network Packaging
  • Ten BDA Broadcast Designers Awards  for Animation, Design and Network Identity Packaging
  • Two PROMAX Awards for cutting-edge Promotional Packages
new-york-festivals-award    NATAS Emmy Award    Clio Award    Creativity Award    Promax Award

Press & Featured Programming

Karen received The Big “T” Award from T-Mobile, for “successfully navigating the maze of T-Mobile systems and processes to SIMPLIFY and drive change.”

Karen is a finalist in a field of twenty-one nominees for the 2013 Microsoft Alumni Foundation Integral Fellows Award, for her leadership in building influential public – private partnerships to address the broad spectrum needs in eradicating human exploitation and trafficking across the world.

She has been a Final Judge in The Justice Film Festival for the last two years, and looks for film and media opportunities to increase public awareness and action to end human trafficking.

Karen was published as an Opinion Editorial called “Human Trafficking, the wrong side of history” – for The Seattle Times, December 2012

Karen was published as an Other Voices Editorial called “Human trafficking closer than you think” – for Bellevue Reporter, December 2012

Karen was featured in an article called “Human Trafficking, Human Misery: Dark Links in the Supply Chain” – for Womenetics, May 2012

Karen was a panelist discussing “Public-Private Partnerships” – for an Online Conference co-sponsored by the Harvard Kennedy School’s
Program on Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery, the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation, the UN Global Initiative to Fight Human Trafficking (UN.GIFT), and the UN Global Compact, May, 2012.